a right that is vested in one or more people to vote on behalf of shareholders to elect officers to control the activities of a corporation.
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a rule in some states where the death penalty is used that at least 2 or more witnesses need to testify to a persons guilt.
an attempt to corrupt and intimidate a jury to make it decide the way you want it to.
See tenancy in common.
a claim for property that is made by a third person who is not a party to a dispute that is in court relating to the property.
a term that is applied to a lease that is renewable indefinitely provided the rent is paid.
a term for a postponement for a limited time.
the term that is applied to a title that is set up in opposition to another title.
This term is applied to a trust that arises from the result of a law that will enforce it being created.
the term applied to an appeals court with 3 judges sitting on one case.
the term given to evidence that does not favour either party and is offered by a disinterested party.
This relates to ownership of property that is seen as sufficient under the law that is different from title recognised under equity rules.
an agreement of a grand jury with a prosecuting attorney that an indictment needs to be made against the accused person. “true bill” is stamped on the document.
the term that is applied to the seas that extend from the coast of a state that it has a jurisdiction over.
used to describe a title that has a defect on its face and the title itself may not have a defect.
This means to direct a verdict where the court grants the motion to sustain the judgement.
See testimonial clause.
a clear and definite trust that differs from an implied or a constructive trust.
This term describes the legacy to a trustee that is to held for certain beneficiaries.
the presumed ownership of property that is based on the occupancy of the property rather than the legal right to the title.
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